Topic: Syrian Civil War

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (left) and Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz al-Saud in November 2013 (photo: REUTERS/Jason Reed)

Saudi Arabia's foreign policy

The bewildered kingdom

Volker Perthes (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with Volker Perthes

"It's time for a ceasefire"

Bashar al-Assad (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

International policy on Syria

The rehabilitation of Assad

Syrian refugees in Jordan: Inam and her daughter Najah (photo: Claudia Mende)

Refugee Crisis in Jordan

At the Breaking Point

Young Syrian refugees transport mattresses through the Zaatari refugee camp, located close to the Jordanian city of Mafraq (Photo: KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Bleak Prospects

Razan Zeitouneh (photo: AFP Archive)

Human Rights Activist Razan Zeitouneh Kidnapped

Syria's Fearless Dissident

Celebration of the 25th anniversary of Hamas, Nablus (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas after the Overthrow in Egypt

Stuck in the Tunnel

A Syrian child in a refugee camp on the Syrian border (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Syrian Civil War Refugees

Stranded in Gaza

Beirut near the Iranian embassy after the attack on 19 November (photo: Reuters)

Hezbollah after the Beirut Attacks

A Battle on Many Fronts

Memorial for the unknown soldier in Ankara, Turkish flags in the background (photo: Tarik Tinazay/dpa)

Turkey's Foreign Policy

Return to Pragmatism

With a dramatic sunset backdrop illumating the scene from behind, a protestor stands on a ledge above his friends and waves the red, white and black Egyptian flag through the sunlight (photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

The Arab Spring in Historical Perspective

Revolutions Take Time

US-President Barack Obama meets Saudi King Abdullah in Washington DC (photo: Roger L. Wollenberg/EPA)

Saudi Arabia and America

The Estrangement of Two Allies

View onto the top part of the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Oriental Christians in Germany

Providing a Diplomatic Bridge

Protests against the Assad regime in Jubar near Damascus (photo: Reuters)

Syria's Civil War

Promoting Democracy

A statue of Justitia (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Open Letter to a Border Guard

Defending Our Borders against the Scum

President of the Syrian National Council (SNC) George Sabra speaks during the news conference in Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 21, 2013 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

George Sabra, President of the Syrian National Council

"We Always Have to Hope for a Political Solution"

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